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Tuesday 31 January 2012

Dt card for Creative Card Crew #3 Fantasy

Hi everyone & welcome. It's time for a new challenge over at CCC #3 "Fantasy"
Our sponsor this week is Michelle Parkett shop & B:LOG
Michelle makes some of the most delight fantasy digi's out there. Check out her.
I couldn't resist this gorgeous image, Forest Fairy with sentiment.
I used 8x8 Craftwork card
I coloured her with Pro Markers, some glamour dust & Glossy accents.
Butterflies, WOW glittered snow EG & "Mardi Gras" glass glitter are from CHLOE.
Bits from my stash.

We had some wonderful entries last time & I can't wait to see your creations.
DT have made some beauties. Links in the sidebar.
Make it Monday #74
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Monday 30 January 2012

Whoopsi Daisy Dt card "Pink & Brown"

This weeks challenge is PINK AND BROWN
I made this fancy acetate card and MS border punch.
Nesties & Pro Markers.
Bits from my stash!
The Daisy Diva's have again made some stunners ssoooo lets get crafting

 This brilliant cd has just been released by Joanna Sheen using beautiful Whoopsi Daisy images.
Do join us (Please use one of WD images).

Have a great week I can't wait to see all your creations.
Don't forget my candy ends on 31st January if you would like to enter!!
xx Jan

Sunday 29 January 2012

Monochrome butterflies!

Hi everyone today's card is my
This time I used an xcut butterfly punch and some Glamour dust.
Some pearl swirls from Creative Expressions.

There's still time to enter my candy! HERE!

Have a great week.
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Saturday 28 January 2012

Week 52 Less is more. Sketch

Morning everyone!
Wow week 52 LIM Sketch how quick was that? A huge congratulations to Chrissie & Mandi. 
I am very proud to say I have never missed one! 

I just had to use my favourite tone on tone!
 Ross card swiss dots EF CHLOE's small butterfly. WOW EG
Champaign glasses are Crafter's Companion.
I also used some gold glass glitter also available from Chloe.
Thanks for all your good wishes on the continuing saga of my health lol! I must be feeling better cos I made this. I'm off back to bed for a rest now.

Don't forget only a few days left on my blog candy!

Hope to catch up with you all later.

Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Friday 27 January 2012


Hi everyone! Did you miss me? I have been in bed again but feeling better tonight. 
I made this a few days ago and never got it posted. 
It's a card I made with these gorgeous Stamps By Chloe designs.
Stamps By Chloe have just released 19 fabulous sentiment stamps. 
I used Pearl Centura card ans WOW Magical Mauve EG & Heat it up EG Green.
Gems are by Dawn till Dusk.

Wednesday 25 January 2012

CFAS DT card Challenge #18 Blue & White!

Hi Everyone, welcome to my new followers.
As promised I'm back with my DT card for

I used Go Kreate dies, flower soft, Pro markers
Bits from my stash.

We have 3 fabulous sponsor's this time.
 My image is; "Dots & Delights Series: Tweet On Branch" from Pink Cat Studio

 who are providing a $10 gift card for one lucky winner

who are providing 5 digital images for our second winner

who are providing a prize of 2 digital images

Thanks for calling again please join us and pop across and see the other gorgeous DT work.
xx Jan

Jak's Floral Fantasy

Hi everyone today I have a card I made with,
Jak Heath designed these gorgeous  Floral Fantasy
they are free downloads on her blog
I made an 8x8 card and used Jak's backing paper & Ross green card.
I will be back later with a DT card.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 24 January 2012


Hi Everyone!
Sorry. no card yet today but thought I would share a couple of the photo's I have just received. They were posted on Facebook for us & Daddy (hopefully) to see. Kelly-Ann is 7 weeks old today and 2lb heavier than when she was born.
Daddy has just over a month left in Afghanistan then he will get to spend some time with her & Mammy before they all come here. 
Thanks for calling today
Hugs to all who need them.
xx Jan

Monday 23 January 2012

Bling it! Whoopsi Daisy DT card.

Hi Everyone today over at Whoopsi Daisy our challenge is "Bling it"
(Please use a WD image free one available)
We are looking forward to seeing your gorgoes creations. DT have done some amazing work so please pop over and visit them. Links in the sidebar.
8x8 card
WD Sheet 180 coloured with Pro Markers.
Hunkydory card, circle nesties
Corners from Dawn till Dusk link in "I like to shop"
Bits from my stash.
Joanna Sheen "Celebrations"
One stitch at a time "Round & round"
Make it Monday
Pile it on "Lace"
Polycraft Monday Challenge "Warm it up"
Truly Madly Crafty "Anything goes"

Have a great week
xx Jan

Sunday 22 January 2012

Blue Carousel

Hi everyone, welcome to my new followers.
I made this a while ago and didn't blog it. It's the first blue one I have made.
Template was designed by Jan McFarlane.
I made it with White pearl centura and blue card from Craftwork cards.
MS punch.
Peel Off from Franki's A Crafty Touch

Make it Monday
One stitch at a time Round & round.

Bits from my stash.
Thanks for looking
xx Jan

With Love...

Cream pearl card & gold pearl from Ross papercraft.
WOW Metallic Brass Sparkle
Heart, flourish & bow stamps, Wow EG from CHLOE

LIM #51 "Cut it out" (I cut the heart out)
Thanks for calling and all your wonderful comments on my last card, I do appreciate each and everyone.
xx Jan

Saturday 21 January 2012

LIM week 51 "Theme" "Cut it Out"

Hi Everyone it's Saturday again so it's time for LIM week 51 "Cut it out"
I love pink & cream together so I opened my park of dotty cream I have been sitting admiring for about a year! As we do! lol!
I used circle nestie and Joy die. Mariane flourish and flower is from WOC.
Sentiment is from Glitter girls stamp I stamped it with a Brilliance ink pad.

Also entering;
Make it Monday
Don't forget to enter my Bloggaversary only a few days left.
Please follow the rules then leave a comment on the candy post.
Have a great day everyone.
xx Jan

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Christening Star Card!

His everyone & welcome to my new followers.
Today I have a small star card I made for a very poorly baby. His name is Kaiden Jakk could you please say a little prayer & send him some healing vibes. 
I write this with a heavy heart today & wondered if I should write it at all! 
Then I thought about the power of the love in our crafting world and really believe all the positive thoughts & prayers could work for him.
A5 Star card
LOTV Christening image coloured with Pro markers.
Nestie 20 
MS punch & stamp.
bits from my stash.

Lilli's little Fairies Your favourite LOTV image.

Thank you for visiting me today.
Hugs xx Jan

Tuesday 17 January 2012

Creative Card Crew DT "Seeing Red"

Hi Everyone welcome to my new followers, it's great to see you all.
Today over at Creative Card Crew our challenge is "seeing red"
Our wonderful sponsor is Pizzazz Aplenty

Prize is a surprise package worth of $10.
They sell beautiful embellishments & beads.

We can't wait to see your fabulous creations and do pop over and see the wonderful DT's creations.
There links are in my sidebar.
I used an 8x8 card, sparkly red paper is from Hinny Bop. Cheery Lynn die & Spellbinders daisy flowers.
Sentiment stamp I think is from the Glitter girls I have had forever.
Bits from my stash.

The Stamp Man "Red"

Have a great day.
Hugs Jan xx

Monday 16 January 2012

New Shop Cherished Crafts!

Created by Cherished Crafts

My friend Sandra has a new shop. 

Sandra makes some beautiful hand crafted items from sewing to cards.
Everything is beautifully made to the highest standards.
 P&P included in the price.
Please pop over and have a look 


Hi everyone!
 Here's card no2 today! Inspiration for this card came from a beautiful card by CHLOE.
The flower is a stamp by CHLOE I stamped with Versamark & used WOW Sparkling Snow EG.
8x8 card
Nesties 1
Bits from my stash.


Anything but a square! My DT card for Whoopsi Daisy!

Hi Everyone! a very warm welcome to all my new followers, it's great to have your company. 
It's my first DT for WD and this time our challenge  at Whoopsi Daisy is Not Square. 
I used an Anna Marie Designs template to make my apple card.
I have used Linnies gorgeous image from Sheet 180.
You must use a WD image & Linnie has a beautiful  freebie available at the moment.
The Daisy Divas have done some wonderful cards so do pop over and share some love.
Make it Monday #72
I hope you have a great week.
xx Jan

Saturday 14 January 2012

Chocolate makes your pants shrink!!! Don't I no it!!

Hi everyone, I'm back with another card for LIM challenge 50 "One layer" Birds!
The images  & text are from Charmed cards & crafts.
I took it into MCS graphics program. The birds are stamped using another two birds from the Kan Ban set I used this morning. I used Sakura pen in a couple of places & stickles.
Make it Monday #72
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Birthday Bash! Bugaboo GDT post

Whoohoo it's DAWN  & I's turn to be GDT over on Bugaboo Blog.
I couldn't resist this gorgeous image Brat Cupcake sitter.
Coloured with Pro Markers.
MS cupcake punch & stamp. (First inking)
My backing papers are from Pink Peticoat.
Flowers are WOC.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling I can't wait to see your wonderful creations.
xx Jan

Less is more week 50 One Layer Birds

I used pearl card and Kan Ban stamps.
Blimey "One Layer" & birds in the same sentence. It feels like Friday 13th lol!
 I have had problems with my PC this morning so it's taken longer to upload than it did to make the card!
I'm off to visit Chrissie & Mandi's blogs now.
Don't forget you still have time to enter my blog candy HERE
Have a great day everyone.
Catch ya later.
xx Jan

Thursday 12 January 2012

18th Birthday Star Card!

Hi folks hope your well today?
Welcome to my new followers.
I made this a while back and hadn't shared so here it is!
10 sheets Crafter's Companion Ivory pearl Centura. A4 card
Patterned paper is Pink Petticoat download
Stamps are Kan Ban. Embossed with Habico pink Baby Powder.
Flowers are WOC
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 11 January 2012

DT card for CFAS #18 Snowmen or Snowflafes

 Snowmen or snowflakes - 
Bugaboo stamps  Prize - 7 digital images
Some Odd Girl  Prize 3 digital images  
The Stamping Boutique 
PRIZE: 3 digital images or 1 digital paper pack of winner's choice

Hi everyone hope all are feeling well today. 
Two weeks have gone by yet again and it's time for another challenge over on Crafting For All Season. Week #18 no less. Doesn't time fly when your having fun?
We have 3 sponsor's this week so three fabulous prizes.
We want to see Snowmen/flakes on your cards this time.
Crafting for all season's are having a DT call right now!
It's a great team.
I used the Bugaboo snow image.
I coloured with Pro Markers & used my Snow pen for the snow (& a some glitter).
My card is 6x6
Kan Ban dotty card
Joy die
Don't forget to join us over on CFAS & of coarse check out the other DT's fab work. Links in the sidebar.

Thanks for calling & big hugs.
xx Jan

Tuesday 10 January 2012

A double gate fold card with dome fronts.

Hi everyone hope you are all well or feeling better today.
I've been playing again and it's another big one! It's pink although it looks more peach!
Silver corners are from Dawn till Dusk link in my side bar.
Bits from my stash.
Shapes are Spellbinders.
MS punch.
Only a quick post from me today as I'm off to meet some friends for a coffee.
Have a great day hugs to all who need them.
A big hug for Mel hope your a little better today my lovely.
Don't forget my candy!
Shopping our stash, anything that glitters, sparkles or shines.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 9 January 2012

Pink & Green & some great news!

Hi Everyone and a warm welcome to my new followers.
I have been asked by the super talented Linnie to be a GDT for 6 months over on Whoopsi Daisy Challenge blog.
I'm thrilled as I love Linnies fabulous images.

8x8 card
Whoopsi Daisy Image sheet 180
Coloured with Pro Markers.
Papers from Limited Edition Love letters.
Spellbinders 4 & border
Mariane pocket die
Glamour dust.
Bits from my stash.

Thank you for your good wishes I'm feeling better today. I also had a phone call from my son in Afghanistan  so that's cheered me up. 
Thanks for calling & hugs to all who need them.
xx Jan

Sunday 8 January 2012

A4 Star card

Hi Everyone, sorry I haven't posted for a few days; I'm a little under the weather at the moment. 
A warm welcome to my new followers. Your loving the blog candy and there's still time to join in. 

I have been making this over the last few days. It's a silver wedding card.
I used 10 sheets of A4 Pearl Centura card from Crafter's Companion.
Ms paper & punch.
Cuttlebug hearts A embossing folder. Dots EF.
Spellbinders hearts.
Memory box die from CHLOE
Bits from my stash.

At Last My LIM card.
"Predominantly Purple"

I've been having withdrawal symptoms missing LIM. 

I made an 8x8 card.
Stamped the Dandelion onto Acetate then heat embossed the WOW Mauve EG.
Liquid pearls n some glitter.
Bits from my stash.

Don't forget you still have time to enter my blog candy!

Thanks for calling today Have a good week.
xx Jan

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Silver wedding Card

Hi Everyone and a very warm welcome to my new followers. 
What a rotten day cold wet and windy just the day for crafting! Like I need an excuse lol!
I made this for a silver wedding. It's my first attempt at a Double gatefold dome card! There's a couple of things I wish I had done differently like the positioning of the flourishes and corners on the front.
What do you all think? Would love your opinions good or bad. 
Pearl card from A touch of craft.
Spellbinders Labels 20 Joanna Sheen
WOW EP, Flourish Stamps & Memory Box dies at CHlOE
Metal corners by Dawn till Dusk
Rose stamps by Kan Ban 
Thanks for calling.
Don't forget to join in with my blogaversary candy.
xx Jan